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HRN Original Blog:
ThoroughMetrics's Blog
Posted Thursday, June 06, 2013
I compare the upcoming 'revolution' in statistical analysis to baseball's 'Moneyball' movement, and do some 'back of napkin' estimates of the dollar value of improved insight into which pedigree factors can predict racing success.
Posted Saturday, June 01, 2013
I took a look at the two year old offspring of top sires in 2001 and 2002 to see what kind of correlations in performance existed betwen the two crops. Due to a lack of detailed data, the results were inconclusive, but still somewhat interesting.
Posted Saturday, May 25, 2013
An introduction to the new ThoroughMetrics blog. And I revisit an old question about Storm Cat as a sire of sires...and once again fail to come up with answer.

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